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Daily News - 20 May 2020


20 May 2020

Science: Why do some COVID-19 patients infect many others, whereas most don’t spread the virus at all?
https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/05/why-do-some-covid-19-patients-infect-many-others-whereas-most-don-t-spread-virus-all

ABC: How do viruses get their names? From Spanish flu to COVID-19
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-20/fact-check-covid-19-virus-names-sars-mers-ebola-hendra-zika/12262472?nw=0

EurekAlert: Coronaviruses do not readily induce cross-protective antibody responses
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-05/cp-cdn051820.php

News Medical: Human immune repertoire may not commonly produce cross-neutralizing antibodies to coronaviruses
https://www.news-medical.net/news/20200518/Human-immune-repertoire-may-not-commonly-produce-cross-neutralizing-antibodies-to-coronaviruses.aspx

Drug Target Review: Study finds coronaviruses do not readily induce cross-protective antibody responses
https://www.drugtargetreview.com/news/61616/study-finds-coronaviruses-do-not-readily-induce-cross-protective-antibody-responses/

TVNZ 1 News: UK adds loss of taste and smell to list of Covid-19 symptoms
https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/world/uk-adds-loss-taste-and-smell-list-covid-19-symptoms

Vox: How masks helped Hong Kong control the coronavirus
https://www.vox.com/2020/5/18/21262273/coronavirus-hong-kong-masks-deaths-new-york

CNBC: Wearing a mask can reduce coronavirus transmission by 75%, new study claims
https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/19/coronavirus-wearing-a-mask-can-reduce-transmission-by-75percent-new-study-claims.html

KRON 4 News: Wearing face masks can reduce coronavirus transmission by 75%, new study claims
https://www.kron4.com/health/coronavirus/wearing-face-masks-can-reduce-coronavirus-transmission-by-75-new-study-claims/

Geo News: Tests on hamsters reveal efficacy of masks in reducing coronavirus spread
https://www.geo.tv/latest/288454-scientists-say-hamster-tests-show-masks-reduce-coronavirus-spread

Today Online: Hamster research shows effectiveness of masks ‘huge’ in Covid-19 battle, say Hong Kong scientists
https://www.todayonline.com/world/hamster-research-shows-effectiveness-masks-huge-covid-19-battle-say-hong-kong-scientists

Sky News: Coronavirus: Wearing surgical masks can reduce COVID-19 spread by 75%, study claims
https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-wearing-surgical-masks-can-reduce-covid-19-spread-by-75-study-claims-11990381

The Hill: Surgical masks can reduce coronavirus spread by 75 percent: researchers
https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/498458-surgical-masks-can-reduce-coronavirus-spread-by-75-percent-researchers

Republic World: New Face Mask Allows People To Eat Food Without Taking It Off Amid COVID-19
https://www.republicworld.com/world-news/rest-of-the-world-news/this-new-face-mask-allows-diners-to-eat-food-with-taking-it-off.html

SFGate via msn.com: Study: Surgical masks can reduce spread of COVID-19 virus by up to 75%
https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/medical/study-surgical-masks-can-reduce-spread-of-covid-19-virus-by-up-to-75percent/ar-BB14k8F4

AsiaOne: Hamster research shows masks work in preventing Covid-19 transmission
https://www.asiaone.com/lifestyle/hamster-research-shows-masks-work-preventing-covid-19-transmission

The Jakarta Post: Hamster tests show masks reduce coronavirus spread: Scientists
https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2020/05/18/hamster-tests-show-masks-reduce-coronavirus-spread-scientists----------.html

The Phuket News: Hamster tests show masks reduce coronavirus spread scientists
https://www.thephuketnews.com/hamster-tests-show-masks-reduce-coronavirus-spread-scientists-76087.php

South China Morning Post Online: Hong Kong research may explain why Covid-19 carriers lose sense of taste
https://www.scmp.com/video/3085082/hong-kong-research-may-explain-why-covid-19-carriers-lose-sense-taste

無綫新聞::衞署及兩學醫學院將協助提升新冠病毒檢測數量http://news.tvb.com/local/5ec34294335d193868f47bdf/%E7%89%B9%E9%A6%96%E8%A1%9E%E7%94%9F%E7%BD%B2%E5%8F%8A%E5%85%A9%E5%A4%A7%E5%AD%B8%E9%86%AB%E5%AD%B8%E9%99%A2%E5%B0%87%E5%8D%94%E5%8A%A9%E6%8F%90%E5%8D%87%E6%96%B0%E5%86%A0%E7%97%85%E6%AF%92%E6%AA%A2%E6%B8%AC%E6%95%B8%E9%87%8F

商業電台新聞:林鄭娥:病毒檢測量標由4500 提升⾄7000
https://www.881903.com/Page/ZH-TW/newsdetail.aspx?ItemId=1288441&csid=261_341

中国新闻网:香港特:继续警惕疫情 病毒检测量每天增⾄7000
http://www.chinanews.com/ga/2020/05-19/9188653.shtml

無綫電視《東張望》科學實證 罩對抗新冠肺炎 | 實驗 | 袁國勇
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyTHg_oINVk

蘋果報網站【武漢肺炎】腸胃癌病疫下延診延醫 料明年個案或死亡率上升
https://hk.appledaily.com/local/20200519/Z2KOLIEVUS3DPVWWPQPSLXQMJI/

Cell Rep:冠状病毒不易引发抗体交叉免疫保护效应
http://news.bioon.com/article/6755968.html

頭條報網站促使卵巢癌⽣⻑機制 有助擊敗癌症病變
https://hd.stheadline.com/news/realtime/hk/1775242/%E5%8D%B3%E6%99%82-%E6%B8%AF%E8%81%9E-%E6%B8%AF%E5%A4%A7%E6%8F%AD%E7%A4%BA%E4%BF%83%E4%BD%BF%E5%8D%B5%E5%B7%A2%E7%99%8C%E7%94%9F%E9%95%B7%E5%88%86%E5%AD%90%E6%A9%9F%E5%88%B6-%E6%9C%89%E5%8A%A9%E6%93%8A%E6%95%97%E7%99%8C%E7%97%87%E7%97%85%E8%AE%8A

的報研究發現種蛋質智會促使卵巢癌⽣⻑機制
https://www.bastillepost.com/hongkong/article/6467650-%E6%B8%AF%E5%A4%A7%E6%8F%AD%E7%A4%BA%E4%BF%83%E4%BD%BF%E5%8D%B5%E5%B7%A2%E7%99%8C%E7%94%9F%E9%95%B7%E5%88%86%E5%AD%90%E6%A9%9F%E5%88%B6-%E6%9C%89%E5%8A%A9%E6%93%8A%E6%95%97%E7%99%8C%E7%97%87%E7%97%85

TOPick醫學院發現種蛋質刺激卵巢癌⽣⻑ 有助研發消滅卵巢癌細胞的治療https://topick.hket.com/article/2647251/%E6%B8%AF%E5%A4%A7%E9%86%AB%E5%AD%B8%E9%99%A2%E7%99%BC%E7%8F%BE%E4%B8%80%E7%A8%AE%E8%9B%8B%E7%99%BD%E8%B3%AA%E5%88%BA%E6%BF%80%E5%8D%B5%E5%B7%A2%E7%99%8C%E7%94%9F%E9%95%B7%E3%80%80%E6%9C%89%E5%8A%A9%E7%A0%94%E7%99%BC%E6%B6%88%E6%BB%85%E5%8D%B5%E5%B7%A2%E7%99%8C%E7%B4%B0%E8%83%9E%E7%9A%84%E6%B2%BB%E7%99%82